Boo Humbug by Boo Knits

Boo Humbug

November 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in unblocked stocking stitch 4.5mm needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.75 mm (F)
766 yards (700 m)
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This pattern is charted and contains full written instructions.

Scarves and shawls are so amazingly versatile. Whether you have a snuggly winter warmer or a thin, outfit enhancing, accessory they are just so useful and can lift your outfit as much as your spirits.

This scarf was originally designed as an ‘advent shawl’. That does not mean that it is Christmassy, patchwork-like or a series of unrelated patterns lumped together but it flows beautifully and can be worn whatever the season depending on your chosen yarn. There is definitely no holly, berries, baubles, nativity scenes, reindeer or tinsel here - just a scarf for you to knit for you during the most giving season of the year. Just a little selfishness!

I have designed this with sport-weight in mind but as long as you allow for your yardage and needles there is no reason why you could not knit it in a lighter, or even heavier, weight yarn.

You will need
2 skeins of Fyberspates Faery Wings (or equivalent yarn)
550 beads (I used size 5 Miyuki Triangles)
3.75 mm, 4mm and 4.5mm needles. It is worth noting that your first clue will be the centre section and you will work both ends on each clue so interchangeables or two sets of needles will be required.
A comfy chair and
A huge smile!

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